William F LaPenna, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. William Lapenna is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease. He is employed by the Borgess Medical Center. He is a graduate of Aquinas College with a BA in 1975. He earned his MD from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 1979. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine from Blodgett Memorial Medical Center in 1982. He also completed a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Research from The Queen's Medical Center in 1983.
- American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
Education and Training
- AS 1983, Grand Rapids Community College
- Research Fellowship 1983, Cardiovascular Research,
- Residency 1982, Internal Medicine,
- MD 1979, Michigan State University
- BA 1975, Aquinas College
- Cardiovascular Diseases
Zoltowska D.M., Kalavakunta J.K., Subramaniyam P.S., Lapenna W. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with bipolar disorder BMJ Case Reports. 2018;2018 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-226452.
Premaratne S., LaPenna W., Siu B., McNamara J. Myocardial necrosis and QRS complex changes in the ischemia-reperfusion setting in a baboon model Coronary Artery Disease. 1995;6(11):897-899.
Premaratne S., Watanabe B., Lapenna W., McNamara J. Effects of hyaluronidase on reducing myocardial infarct size in a baboon model of ischemia-reperfusion injury Journal of Surgical Research. 1995;58(2):205-210. doi: 10.1006/jsre.1995.1032.
Helpern J.A., Ewing J.R., Lakier J.B., Chopp M., Lapenna W.F., Welch K. In vivo evaluation of intracellular pH and high‐energy phosphate metabolities during regional myocardial ischemia in cats using <sup>31</sup>P nuclear magnetic resonance Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 1986;3(2):262-269. doi: 10.1002/mrm.1910030209.
Battaglini J., Wendt D., Lapenna W., Goldstein S. Surgical prevention of sudden death Clinical Progress in Electrophysiology and Pacing. 1985;3(2):105-114.